First Birthday

One year ago today I saw you Earthside for the first time. I remember thinking that you were so much lovelier than the other wrinkly, shriveled newborns I’d seen before. You were perfect, and I was lucky enough to be…

Grieving Our Normal

It’s early April and I am in mourning. In the face of a global pandemic I feel foolish, when so many have lost so much more, but still I am in mourning. I am grieving the loss of birthdays and…

Incoherent Ramblings of a “Yes” Girl

I am a “yes” girl. You want to have a playdate? Need someone to watch your kids? Looking for someone to run an errand for you? Pick up extra work? Clean your house? Support your business? Throw your girlfriend a…